Episode 139. Sunday, April 16, 2023. In this episode: Patrik Emge claims that on April 11, 2023, Frankie Zappia, the step-daughter of a retired Las Vegas Metro Police officer, told him that she got away with murder in Las Vegas. The October 2016 Las Vegas double homicide of Sydney Land and Nehemiah Kauffman remains unsolved.
Editor’s Note: Doug Poppa has written extensively on the Land/Kauffman case for the Baltimore Post-Examiner and has continued to investigate the case as well as other cases that the Las Vegas media continues to ignore. If you want to know what really is going on in Las Vegas, please subscribe to Doug Poppa’s Podcast. He provides breaking news and commentary. He is not afraid to tell the truth.
Doug authored over 135 articles on the October 1, 2017 Las Vegas Massacre, more than any other single journalist in the country. He investigates stories on corruption, law enforcement and crime. Doug is a US Army Military Police Veteran, former police officer, deputy sheriff and criminal investigator. Doug spent 20 years in the hotel/casino industry as an investigator and then as Director of Security and Surveillance. He also spent a short time with the US Dept. of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration. In 1986 Doug was awarded Criminal Investigator of the Year by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia for his undercover work in narcotics enforcement. In 1992 and 1993 Doug testified in court that a sheriff’s office official and the county prosecutor withheld exculpatory evidence during the 1988 trial of a man accused of the attempted murder of his wife. Doug’s testimony led to a judge’s decision to order the release of the man from prison in 1992 and awarded him a new trial, in which he was later acquitted. As a result of Doug breaking the police “blue wall of silence,” he was fired by the county sheriff. His story was featured on Inside Edition, Current Affair and CBS News’ “Street Stories with Ed Bradley”. In 1992 after losing his job, at the request of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Doug infiltrated a group of men who were plotting the kidnapping of a Dupont fortune heir and his wife. Doug has been a guest on national television and radio programs speaking on the stories he now writes as an investigative journalist.